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insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
odoriferous - giving off an odor
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated